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  • Petition puts recreational marijuana sales in Manitou Springs on November ballot

    by matt steiner matt.steiner@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    Manitou Springs residents will have a chance in November to prohibit recreational marijuana sales in the western El Paso County town. A petition was approved July 3 by the city clerk's office, forcing a question onto the ballot for the Nov. 4 election. The clerk's office said 275...

  • Electric rates in Colorado Springs may be rolled back in September

    BY MONICA MENDOZA monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    Electric rates could be rolled back again in September when a second boiler inside Martin Drake Power Plant is expected to be up and running. Colorado Springs City Council members, in their role as the Colorado Springs Utilities Board, said Wednesday they will consider rolling back...

  • Gay marriage guidance requested by Colorado clerks

    Associated Press
    Published: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    DENVER — Five county clerks in Colorado are asking the state Supreme Court to give them a yes or no answer when it comes to the legality of same-sex marriage licenses. KUSA-TV reports (http://on9news.tv/1mNCpzj ) that county clerks of Jefferson, Douglas, La Plata, Arapahoe and Mesa...

  • Ideas emerge to strengthen Colorado Springs' sister-city relationship with Ancient Olympia

    by Joe Paisley joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    A recent trip to Ancient Olympia could result in a Colorado Springs teenager taking part in a worldwide event. A delegation from Colorado Springs traveled to the birthplace of the Olympics last month to further the sister-city relationship between the municipalities. They came away...

  • Senate GOP blocks bill on contraception coverage touted by Udall

    By Donna Cassata, Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans have blocked a bill aimed at restoring free contraception for women who get their health insurance from companies that object on religious grounds. The vote on Wednesday was 56-43 to move ahead on the measure, short of the 60 votes necessary to...

  • Hickenlooper, Beauprez virtually tied in new Colorado gubernatorial poll

    By Megan Schrader, The Gazette
    Updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    A recent telephone poll of 1,147 registered Colorado voters showed the Republican gubernatorial challenger Bob Beauprez and incumbent Democrat Gov. John Hickenlooper are in a dead heat for the state’s chief job. About 43 percent of those asked favored Hickenlooper in the November...

  • Hickenlooper: No special session on fracking

    By Megan Schrader, The Gazette
    Updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    DENVER — Gov. John Hickenlooper sent out a statement Wednesday morning conceding talks of a legislative compromise to the oil and gas local control debate have failed. “Over the past several months, we have worked with a bipartisan coalition to explore a legislative compromise...

  • Council president wants Colorado Springs to explore electric power options

    by monica mendoza Monica.Mendoza@gazette.com
    Updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    Colorado Springs City Council president Keith King does not want to sell the city's electric division but he does want to explore other options for the city's electric power, like buying natural gas on the market. In its deliberations over the future of the coal-fired Martin Drake...

  • 5th Congressional District challenger outpaces incumbent in campaign funds

    by Megan Schrader megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jul 15, 2014

    DENVER - Congressman Doug Lamborn and his Democrat challenger Irv Halter each raised about $70,000 in June, according to second quarter reports filed Tuesday. But Halter has raised a commanding half-million dollars since he began his effort to unseat the incumbent and has a healthy...

  • Audit questions History Colorado's credit-card use

    The Associated Press
    Published: Tue, Jul 15, 2014

    DENVER — Employees at History Colorado have used staff credit cards meant for official functions to buy individual coffees and lunches, according to a state audit released Tuesday. The report found that History Colorado spent about $1 million for expenses classified as official...

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